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Old 03-29-2009, 06:35 PM   #1
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I'm dealing with bottle bombs because I was off in my calculations of priming sugar. I brew 5 gallon batches, keg half of it in a 2.5G Corny and bottle condition the rest.

I took the normal 5oz of priming sugar, put half in the bottles and 2/3 of what remained in my keg. What am I doing wrong???



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How much beer was left after you filled the keg and did you measure the sugar by weight or volume?



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Old 03-29-2009, 06:53 PM   #3
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How long did your beer ferment before you bottled it? What was the FG?

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The beer was in the primary for two weeks and spent another 3 in the secondary. I'm pretty sure it was a priming sugar misjudgment. I'm more concerned with how to remedy it....

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